- In other action
On Wednesday, the Galt City Council also:
- Certified the final environmental report for the city’s Wastewater Treatment Plant Facilities Master Plant.
- Appointed resident Ralph Cortez to the Measure R Committee to fill a vacant position.
- Adopted an amended investment policy for fiscal year 2013-14.
- Approved the allocation of $250 of Vice Mayor Mike Singleton’s discretionary funds for a portion of the Senior Club 44th anniversary luncheon.
- Swore in new Galt Police Officer Jeffrey Weaver and Lt. Brian Kalinowski, both of whom started Monday, and recognized a new police dispatcher and two officer promotions, including new K9 Officer Nathan Meyerdick and his recently certified canine partner Hunter.
- Held an emotional presentation for retiring police dogs Yaro and Bo. Yaro was the canine partner of fallen K9 Officer Kevin Tonn, while Bo suffered a career-ending injury earlier this year. The presentation was Mayor Marylou Powers’ idea, according to Galt Police Chief William Bowen.
— Jennifer Bonnett
Posted: Thursday, August 8, 2013 12:00 am
The city of Galt is eligible to receive a $155,000 Public Education and Government grant to upgrade equipment that enables twice-monthly city council meetings to be broadcast live on cable TV.
The grant money comes from fees collected by the Sacramento Metropolitan Cable Television Commission beginning in mid-2009.
Thursday, August 8, 2013 12:00 am.
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